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Android TV gives Intel a new shot at the market after previous failures

Agam Shah | June 27, 2014
The partnership with Google makes sense, analysts say, and allows Intel to enter the TV market without supplying content.

ARM and MIPS have an early-mover advantage and have the capabilities to deliver a strong TV service, McGregor said.

TV is changing with more mobile devices in the mix, which would give ARM an advantage. But with the PC industry under attack and mobile chip shipments yet to take off, Intel is experimenting in adjacent markets like wearables, the Internet of Things, and now, TVs, McGregor said.

"Intel's perhaps saying, let's just sell more chips," McGregor said.

 

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